up. let's look at cleaning up the tax code, and candy, the problem here is as one of my constituents said to me yesterday, it's 2% today, tomorrow it's 10%. and people know just like this, federal income tax that went on the books in 1913, it's coming to them real fast -- >> there are two realities here. one, the kalcalendar. people have been talking about it for decades, they're not going to get it done before the end of the year. number two, you all lost the election, so would you think that doesn't put some limitations on what you can ask for here? you lost members of the house, you lost members of the senate, and the white house. >> a couple points here, number one, the president thinks he has momentum, i think he is running on adrenaline from the campaign. second thing, we won the house. and the american people have put us there, you're right, we did.